LLM (Master of Laws) Programme

LLM Modules

The modules in LLM programme have varying methods of delivery and assessment. For more details of each module, including weekly contact hours, module syllabus and assessment, please follow the link in each module title in the table below.

The taught modules offered on the LLM programme vary from year to year. Please note that modules are subject to cancellation and module convenors may change. Applicants and offer-holders are therefore advised to check this site regularly for further updates following publication in March, and prior to the start of the programme in September.

Module Dates and Term Dates

The term(s) in which each module is taught is indicated in the list below. The timetables for individual modules will be available at the end of August, where they will be published in the list below.

For details of teaching term dates and key programme dates for the forthcoming academic session please refer to the Programme Calendar.

Further information:

Modules in 2017-18

The taught modules listed below will be offered by UCL Laws in the 2017-18 academic year.

Module Name Credits Term Day, Time
Access to Justice: Theory and Practice (LAWSG175A) 15 1 TBC
Alternative Dispute Resolution (LAWSG094) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Aspects of National Security Law (LAWSG171) 15 1 TBC
Banking Law (LAWSG032) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Bioethics Governance (LAWSG176) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Carriage of Goods by Sea (LAWSG093) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Commercial Remedies (LAWSG185) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Company Law (LAWSG040) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Comparative Copyright and Design Law (LAWSG188) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Comparative Constitutional Law (LAWSG128) 15 2 TBC
Corporate Governance in the US and UK (LAWSG129) 15 TBC TBC
Comparative Human Rights Law (LAWSG068) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Comparative Human Rights Law I (LAWSG068A) 15 1 TBC
Comparative Human Rights Law II (LAWSG068B) 15 2 TBC
Competition Law and Intellectual Property Rights (LAWSG158) 15 2 TBC
Competition Law (EU and UK) (LAWSG015) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Constitutional and Institutional Law of the EU (LAWSG008) 15 1 TBC
Constitutional Theory (LAWSG139) 15 1 TBC
Contemporary Aspects of Intellectual Property (LAWSG187) 15 2 TBC
Corporate Finance (LAWSG103) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Corporations, Global Business and Environmental Protection (LAWSG184) 15 2 TBC
Criminal Process and Human Rights (LAWSG154) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions (LAWSG077) 30 1 TBC
Economics in Competition Law and Practice, The Role of (LAWSG102) 15 2 TBC
EU Contract Law (LAWSG170) 15 1 TBC
EU Trade and External Relations Law (LAWSG166) 30 1 & 2 TBC
European Labour Rights in an International Context (LAWSG119) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Foundations and Principles of International Law (LAWSG174) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Future of Legal Practice, The (LAWSG168) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Gender, Law and the State: Current Legal Issues (LAWSG027) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Global Competition Litigation (LAWSG046) 15 2 TBC
Human Rights at Work (LAWSG140) 15 2 TBC
Human Rights in Europe (LAWSG152) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Human Rights in Europe I: Theory and Practice of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (LAWSG152A) 15 1 TBC
Human Rights in Europe II: European Union and Human Rights (LAWSG152B) 15 2 TBC
Insurance Law (excluding Marine Insurance) (LAWSG041) 30 1 & 2 TBC
International and Commercial Trusts Law (LAWSG134) 30 1 & 2 TBC
International and Comparative Secured Transactions (LAWSG101) 30 1 & 2 TBC
International and European Refugee Law (LAWSG122) 15 1 TBC
International Arbitration (LAWSG069) 30 1 & 2 TBC
International Commercial Litigation (LAWSG022) 30 1 & 2 TBC
International Energy Law (LAWSG086) 30 1 & 2 TBC
International Environmental Law  (LAWSG028A) 15 2 TBC
International Human Rights Law (LAWSG030) 30 1 & 2 TBC
International Humanitarian Law  (LAWSG056B) 15 2 TBC
International Law of Foreign Investment (LAWSG088) 30 1 & 2 TBC
International Trade Law (LAWSG050) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Introduction to the International Law of the Sea (LAWSG127) 15 1 TBC
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition (LAWSG021) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition A (LAWSG021A) 15 1 TBC
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (LAWSG025) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (LAWSG025A) 15 1 TBC
Law and Ethics (LAWSG141) 15 2 TBC
Law and Governance of Global Health (LAWSG142) 15 2 TBC
Law and Policy of Climate Change (LAWSG181) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Law and Policy of International Courts and Tribunals (LAWSG076) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Law of Patents (LAWSG189) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Law of Treaties (LAWSG178) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Law, Economics and Society: The Foundations of Capitalism  (LAWSG042) 15 1 TBC
Legal Aspects of International Finance (LAWSG033) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Legal Needs and Legal Assistance (LAWSG183) 15 2 TBC
Machinery of Environmental Protection: Institutions, Governance and Regulation, The (LAWSG004) 15 1 TBC
Marine Insurance Law (LAWSG092) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Modern Advocacy and Classical Rhetoric (LAWSG136) 15 2 TBC
Principles of Civil Justice (LAWSG160) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Prison: Ideology, Policy and Law (LAWSG083) 15 1 TBC
Regulation and Tort (LAWSG145) 15 1 TBC
Regulation of Financial Markets (LAWSG080) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Religion, State and Law (LAWSG161) 15 1 TBC
Restitution of Unjust Enrichment (LAWSG108) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Trade Marks and Unfair Competition in the UK, Europe and the United States (LAWSG186) 30 1 & 2 TBC
Use of Force in International Law (LAWSG056A) 15 1 TBC
World Trade Organisation and Trade Linkages in the World Trade Organisation, The (LAWSG013) 30 1 & 2 TBC